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Storm look to rebound against Chicago after long road trip.

After going 1-5 on their road trip, the Seattle Storm look to get back on track at home tonight against the Chicago Sky.

Records: Chicago Sky (14-10) at Seattle Storm (6-18)
Location: Key Arena, Seattle, WA
Game Time: 08/14/15 - 7:00pm PST
Broadcast: NBA TV and Live Access streaming
Season Series: This is the first meeting this season.
Overall Series: Seattle leads 12-6

After their longest road-trip of the season, the Storm return home to face the Chicago Sky.  While the result of the six game road trip (1-5) was not what the team was hoping for, fans can be excited for the future as the rookies continued to improve as the season has gone on.

Jewell Loyd, has been consistent and picked up the honors of Rookie of the Month in July.  She now leads all WNBA Rookies in scoring at 9.5 PPG and is fifth in rebounds at 3.4 RPG.  She had one of her most impressive games of her career against San Antonio, where she really took control on offense and created several good shot opportunities.

Ramu Tokashiki (Tok) has continued to play well since being inserted into the starting lineup.  She has scored in double-figures in 4 of her past 5 games, averaging 11.4 PPG over that span.  She is currently 4th in scoring (8.3) and 3rd in blocks (1.00) among all rookies.  She has great athleticism that was really shown off in her last game against Phoenix.

Maybe the most important aspect of this six game road trip, is that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has finally worked her way into more playing time.  Despite being the number three overall pick in this year's WNBA Draft, KML has not been able to work her way into the rotation up to this point of the season.  That seems to have changed in the past week and she has really taken advantage of her recent opportunities.  Mosqueda-Lewis set a career high of 15 points in Los Angeles on Tuesday.  And backed that up, leading the team with 14 points in Phoenix on Wednesday.

Storm fans that are hoping to see MVP-caliber all-star Elena Delle Donne with Chicago tonight may be in for a disappointment.  Delle Donne leads the league in scoring at 24.3 PPG and is fourth in rebounding at 8.9 RPG.  However, she is listed on the Sky's injury report with an ankle injury and is not expected to play tonight.  If that holds true by tonight, that will most certainly give the Storm a better chance to come out with the victory tonight.

The Sky are also led by Cappie Pondexter and Courtney Vandersloot.  Pondexter is the second leading scorer for Chicago at 15.3 PPG.  Vandersloot is third in scoring for her team (11.2) and leads the entire WNBA in Assists at 5.8 APG (Sue Bird is 2nd at 5.5).

WHAT TO WATCH:
Home Cooking - Despite being 2-13 away from Seattle, the Storm are a much more respectable 4-5 at home.  After the team's longest road trip of the year, the Storm will play their next six games at home.  The Storm Crazies can play a huge role in helping the team pick up some wins and get back into the hunt for the 4th and final playoff spot.

KML continuing to provide a spark off the bench - after sitting most of the first half of her rookie season, Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has been a huge contributor off the bench in the past two games, scoring 15 and 14 points respectively.  If she can continue to gain the trust of the coaches, she has an opportunity to really be a big contributor to the Storm's offense.